NEWS RELEASE

 

HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801

 

Rex Reynolds                         Wendell Johnson

       Chief of Police               Public Affairs Administrator

(256) 427-7001                       (256) 427-7043  
 

      Special Operations             North Precinct              West Precinct        South Precinct
         (256) 427-7157               (256) 746-4111           (256) 427-5461     (256) 213-4503

            

Task Force Arrest Twenty-three for DUI 

Huntsville, Alabama (January 3, 2006) The Huntsville Police Departmentís DUI Task Force made 23 arrests over the New Years Eve weekend. Sgt Juan Joyner, supervisor said the checkpoints were set up from Friday, December 30th to Sunday, January 1st. Two of the arrests were felonies (Previous DUI arrests), and two were under the age of 21. One year ago the Task Force made 17 DUI arrests during the New Years Eve weekend. There were a total of 127 citations issued over the weekend.

Speeding                                 52
Equipment Violations               46
No Drivers Lic. Rev or Susp   27
No Insurance                          11
Expired Tags                           12
Running Red Light                    4
Imp. Lane Change                    1